Visit our Christmas Gift Finder
Click & Collect from 2 Hours
Last Christmas Delivery Dates
Free UK Standard Delivery on orders £20 and over Order in time for Christmas 18th December 2nd Class | 19th December 1st Class Free Click & Collect to shops From 2 hours of your order*
Linear Dependence: Theory and Computation (Hardback)
  • Linear Dependence: Theory and Computation (Hardback)
zoom

Linear Dependence: Theory and Computation (Hardback)

(author)
£89.99
Hardback 175 Pages / Published: 30/09/2000
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
Deals with the most basic notion of linear algebra, to bring emphasis on approaches to the topic serving at the elementary level and more broadly.
A typical feature is where computational algorithms and theoretical proofs are brought together. Another is respect for symmetry, so that when this has some part in the form of a matter it should also be reflected in the treatment. Issues relating to computational method are covered. These interests may have suggested a limited account, to be rounded-out suitably. However this limitation where basic material is separated from further reaches of the subject has an appeal of its own.
To the `elementary operations' method of the textbooks for doing linear algebra, Albert Tucker added a method with his `pivot operation'. Here there is a more primitive method based on the `linear dependence table', and yet another based on `rank reduction'. The determinant is introduced in a completely unusual upside-down fashion where Cramer's rule comes first. Also dealt with is what is believed to be a completely new idea, of the `alternant', a function associated with the affine space the way the determinant is with the linear space, with n+1 vector arguments, as the determinant has n. Then for affine (or barycentric) coordinates we find a rule which is an unprecedented exact counterpart of Cramer's rule for linear coordinates, where the alternant takes on the role of the determinant. These are among the more distinct or spectacular items for possible novelty, or unfamiliarity. Others, with or without some remark, may be found scattered in different places.

Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
ISBN: 9780306464287
Number of pages: 175
Weight: 1020 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 14 mm
Edition: 2000 ed.

You may also be interested in...

Risk and Asset Allocation
Added to basket
The Cartoon Guide to Algebra
Added to basket
Guide to Linear Algebra
Added to basket
Galois Theory
Added to basket
Linear Algebra For Dummies
Added to basket
Maths for Science
Added to basket
£35.99
Paperback
Linear Algebra
Added to basket
£31.49
Paperback
Algebra II For Dummies
Added to basket
Algebra I Essentials For Dummies
Added to basket
Schaum's Outline of Matrix Operations
Added to basket
Book of Abstract Algebra
Added to basket
Introduction to Graph Theory
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.